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Category Archives: Heart and Lung

Police Officers and Off the Job Injuries

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Police Officers Are Entitled To Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits When Injured From Exercising or Working Out Off the Job Posted by Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. in Workers’ Compensation, Helpful Information, and Heart and Lung Blog on November 5, 2014   Police officers often are required to meet certain physical requirements as part of their… Read More »

Attorney Fees under Heart and Lung Act

By Ira H. Weinstock |

PA Heart and Lung and PA Workers Comp:  20 percent attorney fee from Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits paid for by the Employer Under the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act, Police, Fire and State correctional employees who are unable to perform their positions due to a work injury that occurs in the performance of duty… Read More »

PA State Trooper awarded Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reversed the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court granting Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits to an injured state trooper. Payes vs. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Commonwealth of PA State Police), Decided October 30, 2013. A women dressed in all black walked in front of the State trooper’s vehicle while he was on patrol… Read More »

Heart and Lung Act and Workers’ Compensation

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act and Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation The Enforcement Officer Disability Benefit Law (or Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act) provides benefits to a distinct group of public sector workers who are injured in the course and scope of employment. Typically, the Act covers police, fire, and state correctional employees. The Heart and… Read More »

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